Vonn, Garnsey, White Top Winners In 2012 USSA Honors

Lindsey Vonn

Racing superstar Lindsey Vonn, top volunteer John Garnsey, and Women’s Head Speed Coach Chip White took top individual honors as the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association held its Congress at the Park City, Utah Marriott. 

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Michigan’s Gaylord Golf Mecca Celebrates 25 Years

Gaylord, Mich., just off busy I-75, has long been a popular snow sports destination with Treetops Resort and Otsego Club & Resort leading the way.   

Gaylord Golf Mecca

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PCSkiGal: Rocking The Outdoors At Summer Music Festivals

 

Mountain Festivals

The time draws near. The sun radiates, the crowd swells and sounds move outdoors. The summer concert season is nigh. If you've never planned, geared up and marched onto a field like an army to battle, you have yet to experience the beast known as the Outdoor Music Festival.

 

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Post-Grad Alpine Program Set At Killington Mountain School

Pavel Stastny

 

A new post-graduate alpine program  at Killington Mountain School for racers competing in FIS-sanctioned events is designed to bridge the gap between high school and NCAA Division 1 competition.

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Eat Your Heart Out – Scots To Ski, Ride Through June

Cairngorms, Scotland

Aye, lads and lassies. There’s still plenty of time for skiing and riding if you can get yourself across the pond to Scotland. They plan on enjoying our sport through June.

 

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Woodward Sets Up Camp At Boreal; 'Perfect Marriage'

Woodward Tahoe construction

In what has been called a “perfect marriage,” Boreal Mountain Resort and Camp Woodward have joined together to bring a Woodward action sport training facility to the mountain resort on Donner Pass in California.

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Summer Ready To Shine With New Hampshire Activities

Gunstock, NH

 

Summer is about to bloom with boating, skate parks, horseback riding, golf, and much more at New Hampshire's mountain resorts. Here’s a sampling of what’s in store in the Granite State.

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New Zealand’s South Island Resorts Pack On New Amenities

Mt Hutt, NZ

Skiers and riders heading to Coronet Peak and The Remarkables in Queenstown and Canterbury’s Mt Hutt ski areas in New Zealand’s South Island can enjoy the fruits of a busy pre-ski season. 

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Never Too Early For Season Pass Deals At Northern California Resorts

Sierra at Tahoe

Hope springs eternal, a wise man once said, and nowhere does that old saying apply this year more than in Northern California ski and snowboard country.

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PGA Pro Ziat Joins Sugarbush Golf Club Staff

RJ Ziats, Sugarbush

PGA professional RJ Ziats has joined the Sugarbush, Vt. Resort Golf Club staff. Ziats teaching career spans two decades in Vermont, Ohio, New York and Florida.

 

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Aspen, Mt. Abram, Stevens Pass Honored With Golden Eagle Eco Awards

Aspen Snowmass

The ski resorts picked up honors for their work in protecting the environment during the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) convention this week in San Antonio, Texas. Aspen Skiing Co., Colo.; Mt. Abram, Maine; Steven’s Pass, Wash., were cited.

 

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Ski Brule Offers Ski/Lodging Deals For Next Season; Act By May 15

Ski Brule

While most ski resorts are still pushing early season pass deals for the 2012/13 season, Ski Brule, in Michigan's UP, is already touting lift ticket and lodging deals for next season.

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Ski Season Melts Away, But There Were Bright Spots To Celebrate

Jay Peak Pump House

 

Charles Dickens wasn’t referring to the just-ended ski season when he referred to “the best of times, the worst of times.” But, another old saw applies… “A bad day on the slopes is better than a good day at work.”

 

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Birdies, Beers ‘N Brats Coming To Crystal Mountain May 26

Crystal Mt. Brats Festival

Springtime in northern Michigan is wildflower season and what better way to celebrate the season than a trip to Crystal Mountain's seventh annual Michigan Beer & Brat Festival. It takes place Saturday, May 26.  

 

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Waterville Will Play Ball As Ski Resort Announces Partnership Deal With BoSox

Wally The Green Monster

Two of New England’s oldest attractions have partnered in a unique deal where the Boston Red Sox, a century old sports franchise, and Waterville Valley, located in the even-older tourist mecca of New Hampshire’s White Mountains, have, well, “teamed up.” 

 

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Whiteface Golf Course Opens For Season At Lake Placid; Pre-Season Rates

Whiteface Golf Club

Pre-season rates are in effect and carts are allowed on the course until June 24 as the Whiteface Club and Resort Golf Course opens for its 114th year in the Adirondack Mountains of New York.

 

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Skiers Targeted By Gunfire On Mt. Hermon Across Syrian Border; Man Injured

Mt. Hermon, Israel-Lebanon

A news report from GlobalPost.com tells of an incident last week when a man was shot and injured at Mount Hermon (Jabal al-Sheikh) along Lebanon’s border with Syria.

 

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It’s ‘Mudders Day’ May 12 At Seven Springs; Adventure Race Planned

Seven Springs Mud on Mountain

A seven-mile course across the mountain terrain at Seven Springs Resort in Pennsylvania gives a new meaning to the holiday we celebrate the next day. It’s “Mudders Day” May 12 as the resort debuts “Mud On The Mountain.”

 

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Alyeska Upgrades With High-Speed Chair To Upper Mountain For Next Season

Alyeska

Maybe it was the record snowfall at Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, Alaska that got them excited. But, whatever the reason, a new high-speed detachable replacement for Chair 4 will greatly increase uphill capacity and shorten the ride.

 

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Utah Leaders Muscle Up to Promote SkiLink Plan

Ski Link Map

Supporters of a ridge-topping gondola between Canyons Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort have consolidated into a business-community coalition to strengthen their push for the proposed lift.

 

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